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‘Hell no!’: Criminal defense attorney tramples on Rudy Giuliani for picking a fight with Robert Mueller

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Criminal defense attorney Randy Zelin didn’t mince words after hearing President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani for picking a fight with special counsel Robert Mueller.

CNN host Ryan Nobles wondered if it’s typical for a defense attorney to talk about someone investigating their client.

“Hell no!” Zelin exclaimed. “I’ll tell you when Mr. Rudy Giuliani was the U.S. Attorney for the southern district of New York, no one would dare speak like that about him or any of his assistants. We’re living in unprecedented you don’t speak with such disrespect. You don’t speak with such, go ahead. This is not law and order. If you go something, charge my guy or leave him alone. In real life, okay. I see you. I raise you. We don’t behave like this as a defense bar.”

He noted that anyone could tell a prosecutor to “put up and shut up” but behind closed doors, those comments don’t really mean anything.

“This is not how we behave because we’re not acting in our client’s best interest,” Zelin also advised. “We may be acting in our own of getting face time and everybody [knows] our name. Clients want this done quietly, calmly, coolly. If the government calls my bluff, it’s not bad for me. It’s bad for my client.”

“Does it have anything to do with Robert Mueller being embarrassed?” Nobels asked.

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“Hell no!” Zelin exclaimed again. “When Rudy Giuliani spends a lot of time talking about Russia, this has become more than just about Russia. The special prosecutor’s mandate is not necessarily about Russia. We have talked about this so many times. If the special prosecutor uncovers evidence of other crime, he doesn’t put blinders on and say I can’t see that. That’s not the way it works.”

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MSNBC guest ridicules Trump-fan Steve Cortes as possible Sarah Sanders replacement: ‘He’s a nut — have you seen him on TV?’

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Discussing the departure of Donald Trump's spokesperson Sarah Sanders from the White House, an MSNBC panel surveyed her possible replacements with one ridiculed for his appearances on TV defending the president.

Speaking with "AM Joy" fill-in host Jonathan Capehart, The Beat DC editor Tiffany Cross shot former Trump associate Stever Cortes -- a regular on CNN -- down as a possible candidate.

"There are names that are out there," Capehart suggested. "[Meliania Trump spokesperson] Stephanie Grisham and Hogan Gidley and Steve Cortes."

Pointing out that Grisham is the most likely contender, and the Trump would probably prefer a woman, Cross called out Cortes for his TV appearances.

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‘It’s voter discouragement’: Jake Tapper says Trump efforts to curb Dem votes doesn’t count as ‘suppression’

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CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday disagreed with the notion that President Donald Trump and Russians tried to "suppress" Democratic votes by engaging in what he called large-scale voter "discouragement."

During a panel discussion on CNN, Democratic analyst Jennifer Granholm slammed Trump's campaign for "voter suppression."

"The thing that concerns me about the launch, Jake, of this new — of his re-election [campaign], he has already raised $100 million," Granholm said of Trump. "His campaign manager, Brad Parscale, who ran the digital campaign last time around, said that this time this campaign is going to be bigger, better and badder."

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Conservative columnist Max Boot: ‘It’s reality that’s pushing for impeachment’

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Max Boot, a conservative columnist for The Washington Post, argued on Sunday that "reality" is "pushing for impeachment."

On CNN's Reliable Sources program, host Brian Stelter asked if it is the media's fault that the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump has become a topic of discussion.

"Journalist are doing their jobs and reporting the facts," national security analyst Samantha Vinograd insisted. "I don’t think that putting the press in one basket is helpful. Trump does that, but we shouldn’t do that."

Boot said that attacking the media over impeachment amounts to "blaming the messenger."

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